US trade (export - import) with Kyrgyzstan in 2015

Published or Updated: Mar 27, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Kyrgyzstan in 2015: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Kyrgyzstan

In 2015, US trade with Kyrgyzstan was $47.6 million, down 35.76% ($26.5 million) from 2014.

US exports to Kyrgyzstan in 2015 were $31.6 million, down 55.85% ($40.0 million) from 2014.

US imports from Kyrgyzstan in 2015 totaled $16.0 million, up 546.51% ($13.5 million) from 2014.

US trade surplus with Kyrgyzstan in 2015 was $15.7 million, a 77.37% decrease ($53.5 million) over 2014.

Kyrgyzstan was the US 178th largest trading partner in 2015 (down from 169th in 2014), accounting for 0.0013% of US total trade (down from 0.0018% in 2014).

Kyrgyzstan was the US 172nd largest export market in 2015 (down from 154th in 2014), accounting for 0.0021% of US total exports (down from 0.0044% in 2014).

Kyrgyzstan was the US 162nd largest supplier in 2015 (up from 189th in 2014), accounting for 0.0007% of US total imports (up from 0.0001% in 2014).

US Exports to Kyrgyzstan

The major share of US exports to Kyrgyzstan in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 51.56% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (64.27% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 18.74% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (9.84% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.33% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (8.11% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.96% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (1.86% in 2014);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.14% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (1.59% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.03% of US total exports to Kyrgyzstan (0.75% in 2014).

The largest gains in US exports to Kyrgyzstan in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $1,615.3 thousand;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $363.4 thousand;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $296.7 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $296.2 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $186.5 thousand;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - an increase of $113.3 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Kyrgyzstan in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $25,828.0 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $4,503.4 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $3,016.1 thousand;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $2,935.8 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2,812.8 thousand;
  • Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 85) - a decrease of $1,141.8 thousand;
  • Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings (HS code 94) - a decrease of $624.1 thousand;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $434.6 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $211.6 thousand;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $196.6 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $167.4 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $146.2 thousand;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $144.9 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $144.2 thousand;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $114.7 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $107.2 thousand.
US exports to Kyrgyzstan in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,283.6 7.22 5,219.4-56.25
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 19.1 0.06 52.6-63.67
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 34.2 0.11 48.6-29.69
10 Cereals 45.0 0.14 131.1-65.67
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 87.8 0.28 202.5-56.66
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 24.6 0.08 20.221.93
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 77.9 0.25 99.1-21.37
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 9.8 0.03 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 20.6 0.07 5.8255.21
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 7.6 0.02 0.0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 24.7 0.08 36.5-32.44
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 326.8 1.03 538.3-39.30
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 15.1 0.05 14.44.62
30 Pharmaceutical products 29.8 0.09 39.1-23.80
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 46.0 0.15 30.949.13
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 31.3 0.10 176.2-82.22
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 77.4 0.24 143.1-45.92
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 6.9 0.02 30.4-77.43
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 48.5 0.15 155.7-68.83
39 Plastics and articles thereof 469.6 1.48 505.2-7.04
40 Rubber and articles thereof 211.8 0.67 235.2-9.98
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.0 0.00 4.1-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 581.3 1.84 725.5-19.87
45 Cork and articles of cork 50.0 0.16 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 47.5 0.15 214.9-77.88
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.0 0.00 196.6-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 26.7 0.08 40.8-34.69
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 55.6 0.18 95.9-42.03
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 30.1 0.10 97.2-69.07
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 16.0-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 17.7 0.06 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 425.7 1.35 62.3583.31
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 54.6-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 100.6 0.32 132.8-24.26
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 26.9 0.08 9.8173.73
72 Iron and steel 384.9 1.22 88.2336.29
73 Articles of iron or steel 846.7 2.68 3,862.8-78.08
74 Copper and articles thereof 151.1 0.48 75.4100.29
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 40.9 0.13 475.5-91.40
78 Lead and articles thereof 47.4 0.15 5.1825.78
79 Zinc and articles thereof 7.0 0.02 12.1-42.27
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 335.1 1.06 221.851.08
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,856.0 12.18 2,240.672.09
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 261.1 0.83 74.6249.87
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,886.6 24.92 10,699.4-26.29
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 3,798.8 12.00 4,940.6-23.11
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 42.4 0.13 63.9-33.60
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,717.0 5.42 27,545.0-93.77
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 172.8 0.55 318.9-45.83
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 92.1-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,700.3 8.53 2,404.112.32
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 25.9 0.08 5.5367.50
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 165.2 0.52 160.82.76
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 1,402.0 4.43 2,026.0-30.80
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 15.6 0.05 5.9166.75
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 11.5 0.04 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2,520.9 7.97 7,024.3-64.11

US Imports from Kyrgyzstan

The major share of US imports from Kyrgyzstan in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 84.25% of US total imports from Kyrgyzstan (8.47% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.87% of US total imports from Kyrgyzstan (3.87% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.93% of US total imports from Kyrgyzstan (6.31% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.98% of US total imports from Kyrgyzstan (20.91% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.97% of US total imports from Kyrgyzstan (1.56% in 2014);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.04% of US total imports from Kyrgyzstan (3.66% in 2014).

The largest gains in US imports from Kyrgyzstan in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $13,226.6 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $487.8 thousand;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $264.1 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $139.3 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $130.5 thousand;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $81.2 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $77.4 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $62.8 thousand;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - an increase of $51.9 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Kyrgyzstan in 2015 over the 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $492.1 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $178.3 thousand;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $130.5 thousand;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $96.9 thousand;
  • Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings (HS code 94) - a decrease of $73.7 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $59.9 thousand.
US imports from Kyrgyzstan in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2014
USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 4.3 0.03 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 5.1 0.03 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 10.8 0.07 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 96.9-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 264.1 1.65 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 3.8-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 18.5 0.12 20.6-10.11
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 165.4 1.03 34.9374.35
30 Pharmaceutical products 13,433.2 84.02 206.66,401.71
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 36.1 0.23 0.0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.8 0.01 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 7.3 0.05 6.512.23
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0.0 0.00 59.9-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 21.3-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6.5 0.04 9.4-30.31
50 Silk 0.0 0.00 3.5-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 13.2 0.08 143.7-90.84
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 32.7 0.20 4.7590.59
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 51.9 0.32 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 46.7 0.29 225.0-79.24
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 86.6 0.54 96.3-10.11
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 18.2 0.11 9.0102.26
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 49.8 0.31 32.951.51
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2.2 0.01 2.011.71
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 15.0 0.09 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 16.8 0.11 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 141.9 0.89 2.65,310.52
74 Copper and articles thereof 2.9 0.02 36.0-92.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 12.0 0.08 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 81.2 0.51 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 77.4 0.48 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 487.8 3.05 0.0
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 5.2 0.03 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 26.2 0.16 59.3-55.87
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 99.1 0.62 36.3172.91
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 172.8 1.08 246.5-29.90
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 153.7 0.96 183.9-16.43
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 19.8 0.12 14.239.36
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 422.2 2.64 914.2-53.82
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce